Flue-gas desulfurization unit (scrubber)

What is Flue-gas desulfurization unit (scrubber)?

Flue-gas desulfurization unit (scrubber) meaning Equipment used to remove sulfur oxides from the combustion gases of a boiler plant before discharge to the atmosphere. Chemicals such as lime are used as the scrubbing media.

 

reference: Glossary – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

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